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PubMed Search: Desmogleins[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Desmogleins. website. Accessed August 11th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Constituents of desmosomes that anchor intermediate filaments
  • Autoantibodies to desmoglein-3 cause pemphigus vulgaris
  • Autoantibodies to desmoglein-1 cause pemphigus foliaceus (more superficial)
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